Jarrod Parker’s record may not show it, but he’s been among baseball’s best pitchers over the last two months.
Dustin Pedroia hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Friday night in a matchup between the AL’s top teams.
Brandon Moss and John Jaso homered off Yu Darvish and the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics beat Texas 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep.
The Oakland Athletics may have to overcome some difficult circumstances to extend streaks of 10 straight home wins and six in a row at home over the New York Yankees.
Derek Norris hit a two-run homer in the second, Jarrod Parker pitched seven strong innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Asdrubal Cabrera homered twice and Mark Reynolds hit one to the deepest reaches of Progressive Field, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Yoenis Cespedes drove in four runs, Seth Smith knocked in three with a bases-loaded double and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-6 on Tuesday.
After a wild 19-inning affair in the series opener, Garrett Richards opposes Jarrod Parker as the AL West rivals – Angels and Athletics – continue their three-game set Tuesday night in Oakland.
Jarrod Parker allowed six runs over 5 1-3 innings and is winless in five starts this season. He struck out five and walked three.